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going to see the first debate between mitt romney and president obama. health care is a key issue, one of the biggest, in fact. and it is back in the spotlight after romney said people without insurance can always just go to an emergency room. now, with barely a month ago before the election, i want to zero in on what is at stake here. since president obama's health care law was enacted, 3.1 million people under the age of 26 are now covered by their parents' plans, andñr preventiv care also is available. many benefitted from prescription drugs. >> seniors who fall in the coverage gap known as the donut help will start to get help. they receive $250, paying for prescriptions, helping with the donut hole. >> 5 million seniors have saved money on the prescription drugs since the law was started. he also plans to slow spending on medicare. >> i have strengthened medicare, we have added years to the life of medicare. we did it by getting rid of taxpayer subsidies and insurance companies that were not making people healthier. >> by 2014, the law requires everybody to have health insur
speaking, the first lady, as well. michelle obama. cnn will of course be carrying all of this live for you. and on wednesday, president bill clinton will be speaking at the dnc. you probably recall one of the last times he spoke at a convention. it was a really long speech. when he said "in closing," the crowd cheered. on tuesday, president obama and his vice president joe biden will officially accept their nomination at the dnc. that's a big night. we will of course have all the coverage for you here on cnn. >>> i'll be back at the top of the hour with the latest on flooding in louisiana and the rest of the day's headlines. "sanjay gupta m.d." starts right now. >>> hello there. hope you're enjoying your labor day weekend. today we're going to hear about an exercise danger. in the water, it's unique. fit people are the ones most at risk. it can be deadly, in fact. >>> also, this long-awaited study on diet and living longer. the results were a big surprise to me. i'll share them. >>> first, in between political conventions, we wanted to do a reality check on two big issues. first, t
"in closing," the crowd cheered. on tuesday, president obama and his vice president joe biden will officially accept their nomination at the dnc. that's a big night. we will of course have all the coverage for you here on cnn. >>> i'll be back at the top of the hour with the latest on flooding in louisiana and the rest of the day's headlines. "sanjay gupta m.d." starts right now. >>> hello there. hope you're enjoying your labor day weekend. today we're going to hear about an exercise danger. in the water, it's unique. fit people are the ones most at risk. it can be deadly, in fact. >>> also, this long-awaited study on diet and living longer. the results were a big surprise to me. i'll share them. >>> first, in between political conventions, we wanted to do a reality check on two big issues. first, the big promise of obama care under the microscope. as you know, certainly if you've been watching this program, nearly 50 million americans don't have health insurance. now obama care is supposed to eventually change that, but many of those it's supposed to help now don't know the d
a reality check on two big issues. first the big promise of obama care under the microscope. as you know, certainly if you've been watching this program nearly 50 million americans don't have health insurance. now obama care is supposed to eventually change that but many of those it's supposed to help now don't know the details. for example, people who can't get insurance because they have what's known as a preexisting condition. and that brings me to the story of leslie elder, a woman with cancer who i met three years ago. >> i always said, i don't get a ca cold. i get cancer. >> cancer seemed to follow leslie elder. she was diagnosed with breast cancer for the first time in 1988. did you worry about paying for the medical care? >> no. at that time i had a good coverage. >> reporter: 13 years later she was struck with breast cancer again. >> as i'm recuperating, i receive $21,000 of bills that i was responsible for. >> reporter: since elder's first bout with cancer, health care costs skyrocketed. eventually it got so expensive the elders took their chances and dropped their coverage all
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